• Winning the online sales war  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Jay Henderson, IBM Smarter Commerce, sees really strong performance for online retailers this holiday season. Henderson reports 19 percent growth on Thanksgiving Day for online sales alone.

  • Black Friday shopping action  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    The "Closing Bell" team gauges the Black Friday pulse with shoppers at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey.

  • Deals to continue through Christmas: Pro  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    Patricia Edwards, U.S. Bank, says you will continue to see deals through Christmas. Eric Beder, Brean Capital, and Simeon Siegel Nomura Securities, weigh in.

  • Bitcoin Black Friday  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    Holmes Wilson, Fight for the Future co-founder, explains which merchants and retailers are taking part in "Bitcoin Black Friday."

  • Apple to win tablet market: Pro  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com, says Apple is what's right in retail. They create great experiences and the iPad is what a tablet should be. Arik Hesseldahl, All Things Digital, weighs in.

  • Hate Black Friday creep? Remember who's in charge Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 7:21 AM ET
    Shoppers wait in line during the Thanksgiving holiday on November 28, 2013, at the Toys-R-Us store in Fairfax, Virginia.

    If you hate the fact that stores opened on Thanksgiving, don't forget who's in charge here, says Carol Roth.

  • Many holiday shoppers buy first, and eat later Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 9:27 PM ET

    Some retailers didn’t wait for the predawn hours of Black Friday this year. They were open before breakfast on Thanksgiving Day, and customers were waiting. The NYT reports.

  • Is the lingerie market recession-busting? Thursday, 28 Nov 2013 | 6:39 AM ET
    A model poses as Josephine De La Baume opens the new Agent Provocateur store on Grosvenor Street last year in London, England. The Lingerie chain plans to open more stores in the coming year.

    The recession saw consumers tightening their belts and cutting back on spending. But kinky shoppers kept the lingerie market resilient.

  • The answer to Black Friday fits right in your palm Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 2:01 PM ET
    The new Galaxy Gear smartwatch and Galaxy Note 3 smartphone

    If you just decided to join the Black Friday crunch but didn't prepare well, don't despair: Just pick up your smartphone.

  • Tiffany's bling lures investors  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 5:50 PM ET

    Paul Swinand, Equity Analyst at Morningstar explains why Tiffany continues to sparkle with earnings.

  • Overstocked stores offering epic holiday bargains Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    The deals are aplenty after retailers ordered too much holiday merchandise back when the economy was rosier.

  • Black Friday Wal-Mart protests  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on protests happening at 1,500 Wal-Marts around the country today, mostly over low wages.

  • November the new Black Friday: Tanger CEO  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:34 AM ET

    Steven Tanger, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers president and CEO, says today's Black Friday was more robust than anticipated. Tanger is also expecting a good holiday season.

  • Discount have lost credibility: Ethan Allen CEO  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    Farooq Kathwari, Ethan Allen Interiors chairman and CEO, says discounting is like a craze; retailers follow each other. It is a race to not making money, he adds.

  • Hitting the Target?  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports more than 1,000 people were in line last night to shop at a Target in Los Angeles that opened at 8 pm Thanksgiving night.

  • Faber on bitcoin: 'A symptom of excess liquidity'  Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 8:22 AM ET

    Ultra-bear Marc Faber, editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, told CNBC on Friday that the same easy money policies affecting stock and bond prices drive speculative on the controversial digital currency bitcoin, which crossed the $1,200 briefly Friday morning.

  • On a budget? Why Christmas on layaway makes sense Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:27 AM ET

    Burned by debt, and burdened by minuscule wage growth, the working poor are spurning plastic and returning to a retro way to stay on budget.

  • Wines under $20 wines to impress holiday guests Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    We spoke with some top sommeliers for their picks on good wines that don't break the bank.

  • Online shopping's rise kills impulse buys Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    An Amazon Fresh truck arrives at a warehouse in Inglewood, California.

    Increased online grocery shopping presents a problem for producers of the candy, magazines and drinks.

  • Anatomy of a markdown: What you are really paying Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Shoppers walk past a sale sign displayed outside of a Gap store.

    Black Friday may not be the best time to get a holiday deal. Retailers often mark up items by 70 percent to 80 percent of the initial cost, said an industry veteran.

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